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Banish Discomfort: Exploring the Effectiveness of Neck Pain Relief Products

Banish Discomfort: Exploring the Effectiveness of Neck Pain Relief Products

Taking the first step into neck pain relief products can be a tad overwhelming if you're unsure where to begin. That's why we're here to dish out all the details on how to use heated neck wraps eff...

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10 Easy Recipes For Your Next Holiday Party

10 Easy Recipes For Your Next Holiday Party

Exciting news: IRL holiday parties are back in full swing. After two years of attending holiday happy hours on Zoom, I personally couldn’t be more thrilled. I’ll take any excuse to get dressed up a...

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Slow North Team Favorites

Looking for gift recs? There’s probably no one better to ask than our very own retail team members. After all, they’re intimately familiar with every single product in the Slow North retail shop —...

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eco-friendly kraft wrapping paper for a sustainable gift wrapping christmas holiday gift

What’s on the Outside Counts Too: 4 Eco-Friendly Swaps for Gift Wrapping

With the holidays fast approaching, the pressure is on to find the perfect gifts for your friends and family. Maybe you pride yourself on your ability to find the item that perfectly encapsulates s...

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sustainable and all natural stocking stuffer gift ideas

5 Sustainable Stocking Stuffers To Brighten This Holiday Season

Gift giving season has officially arrived and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I’ve talked about how much I love giving gifts before and, well, I’m not done talking about it. (‘Tis the season, right?)...

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The Slow North Candle Subscription Box Is The Perfect Gift All Year Round

The Slow North Candle Subscription Box Is The Perfect Gift All Year Round

Gift-giving is one of my primary love languages. Maybe it’s because I love how a well-executed present makes a person’s face light up. (Or maybe because it reinforces my belief that I have excelle...

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3 Cozy Ways To Set The Mood For Fall

It always feels like summer passes in the blink of an eye. With days packed full of exciting adventures, languid relaxation in the sun, and memorable times with friends and family, it’s hard to loo...

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The Significance of the Autumn Equinox

The Significance of the Autumn Equinox

The 22nd of September marks autumn’s seasonal debut in the Northern Hemisphere this year. Slowly but surely, the temperature drops, the days get shorter, and the foliage transforms into a kaleidosc...

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Slow North's 7th anniversary birthday store front

7 Facts For 7 Years: Celebrating Slow North’s 7th Birthday

A little over seven years ago, Slow North cofounder Michelle Simmons wouldn’t have called herself a candlemaker. She hadn’t even planned on becoming one. Now, Michelle and her husband Jon are the o...

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Easing Into Intentional Productivity

Easing Into Intentional Productivity

I’ve always worn productivity as a badge of honor. In a world full of possibilities, the ability to maximize my time seems like the golden ticket to climbing the ladder in my career and enjoying li...

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Travel through Time and Space with Travel Candles

Travel through Time and Space with Travel Candles

What do you remember most about your last vacation? Maybe it’s the flavor of a meal from your favorite new restaurant or the sound of strangers conversing in an unfamiliar language. You might remin...

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All-Natural + Sustainable Laundry Swaps: Why Switching To Natural Laundry Is Totally Worth It

All-Natural + Sustainable Laundry Swaps: Why Switching To Natural Laundry Is Totally Worth It

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as the crisp scent of clean laundry. Feeling the warmth of your clothes as you pull them from the dryer, folding each piece before tucking them back into your c...

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The Benefits Of Using Soy Wax For Clean Burning, Beautifully Scented Candles

The Benefits Of Using Soy Wax For Clean Burning, Beautifully Scented Candles

When it comes to choosing the best candle for your space, there are several factors to consider. Scent can transform a room and set the mood, whether you’re preparing for a cozy night in with our O...

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3 Flameless Ways to Scent Your Space with Lavender + Cedar

3 Flameless Ways to Scent Your Space with Lavender + Cedar

Natural candles are long-lasting and don’t emit volatile organic compounds or toxic chemicals when burned. But if you get nervous around open flames - aromatherapy comes in many forms. Here are thr...

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Candle Care 101: Your Guide To Getting The Best Burn From Your Slow North Candles

Candle Care 101: Your Guide To Getting The Best Burn From Your Slow North Candles

Getting a bold, beautiful flame from your candle takes more than just the flick of a lighter. We might even go so far as to say there’s a delicate science behind lighting a candle just right, and t...

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What Can You Find At Slow North, A Bulk Refill Store in Austin?

What Can You Find At Slow North, A Bulk Refill Store in Austin?

We call our refill station the bulk bar, specifically because it’s great for stocking up on dry goods in bulk. Whether you’re looking for soaps, teas, herbs, or household products, you’ll be able t...

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Behind The Scenes With Slow North's Fulfillment Manager

Behind The Scenes With Slow North's Fulfillment Manager

Before working as a Fulfillment Specialist, I never really thought about who was packing my orders. I was just happy to receive them. Now that I work in the Fulfillment Department, I see everythin...

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How to Build a Mindful Nighttime Routine

How to Build a Mindful Nighttime Routine

While I have many skills, falling asleep has never been one of them. I tell myself - I’m a night owl! There’s so much to do in a day! Sleep is for the dead! And while I’ve tried to count sheep, my ...

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The Best Slow North Candle Scents For Every Space In Your Home

The Best Slow North Candle Scents For Every Space In Your Home

Scents have the ability to completely transform the energy of a room. They can bring back intense nostalgia or invite feelings of warmth and comfort. Whatever kind of energy you’re trying to captur...

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Your Complete Guide To Giving & Receiving Feedback

Your Complete Guide To Giving & Receiving Feedback

Communication is an essential component of connection and trust between people, whether they be your family, friends, or coworkers. Offering a compliment, being vulnerable about your feelings, and ...

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